katherine h. e. nichols
Katherine Harkness Edwards Nichols was born December 10, 1910. She owned Walnut Hall Farm in Lexington, Kentucky at the time of her death on November 27, 1986. The nation's oldest Standardbred breeding farm, it was founded by her grandfather, Immortal Lamon V. Harkness, in 1893. In 1936 and 1937 Mrs. Nichols became a leading woman driver with three 2:00 miles behind the mare Margaret Castleton. She and her husband H. Willis Nichols were directors of The Little Brown Jug Society and the American Standardbred Breeders Association.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals